The 12 Best Father’s Day Quotes from Movies

Looking for some inspiration to help you tell your dad how awesome he is this Father’s Day? We borrowed a few iconic quotes from famous Dads in some of our favorite movies. From Lion King’s Mufasa to Clark Griswold in the Vacation series, Hollywood is full of inspirational dads that leave us with words of wisdom that stay with us long after we leave the theatre. Feel free to use our quotes to tell your dad awesome he is if you are inclined to make a homemade card.

1. Atticus Finch”To Kill a Mockingbird”

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view. Until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.”


2. Clark Kent/Superman in “Superman Returns”

Advice: “You will make my strength your own. You will see my life through your eyes as your life will be seen through mine. The son becomes the father and the father becomes the son.”


3. Clark Griswold in “National Lampoon’s Vacation”

“Everybody in the car. Boat leaves in two minutes. Or, perhaps you don’t want to see the second-largest ball of twine on the face of the earth, which is only four short hours away.”


4. John Kinsella in “Field of Dreams”

“(Heaven) is the place dreams come true.”


5. Darth Vader in “The Empire Strikes Back”

Advice: “No, I am your father.”


6. George Banks in “Father of the Bride”

Advice: “Well, that’s the thing about life, is the surprises, the little things that sneak up on you and grab hold of you.”


7. Rocky Balboa, Sr in “Rocky Balboa”

Advice: “Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it.”


8. Henry Jones, Sr. in “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”

“Junior, I have to tell you something. The floor’s on fire, see. And the chair!”


9. Mufasa in “The Lion King”

Fatherly Advice: “A king’s time as ruler rises and falls like the sun. One day, Simba, the sun will set on my time here, and will rise with you as the new king.”


11. George Bailey in “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Advice: “Zuzu’s petals. Zuzu’s…there they are!”


12. The Old Man in “A Christmas Story”

Advice: “‘Fra-gi-le.’ Must be Italian.”

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